Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University Mississippi, Oxford, 1967. Master of Science in Administration, George Washington University, Washington, 1970.
Systems engineer International Business Machines Corporation, Memphis, 1967-1968, 70-71. Executive assistant West Tennessee field director Office United States Senator Howard H. Baker, Junior. Manager state campaign Lamar Alexander for Governor, Memphis and Washington, 1971-1973, 73-75.
Administrative assistant Congressman Robin Beard, Nashville, 1975-1977. Investor real estate, 1977-1996. Secretary United States Senate, Washington, since 1996.
Captain United States Army, 1968-1972.
Son of Booker Lee adn Mary Lou (Williams) S. Married Mary Sue Baylis, December 2, 1968. Children: Stephen Knox, John Cartee, Mary Katherine.